smittian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
smittian
p. ode To smear, pollute, defile Smittodan funestavere, maculavere, Wrt. Voc. ii. 151, 60. Smittud cacabatus, Hpt. Gl. 514, 47. [Smitted contaminata, Ps. 105, 39. As reignes shall ben flitted Fro folk to folk, or whan they shal ben smitted, Chauc. T. and C. v. 1544. Ismittet (smeared) wið smirles, H. M. 13, 23. Bismitted (-smuddet, MS. T.) and bismeoruwed, A. R. 214, 22. Besmetted ine herte mid kueade þoȝtes, Ayenb. 229, 20. O. H. Ger. pi-smizzit illitus, unctus.] v. be-smittian; smítan.
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